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How the CIA legally trained jihadists in Syria
« on: July 18, 2017, 06:53:22 PM »
This is a long article, too complex in formatting to copy here.  Basically operation Timber Sycamore didn't screen the trainees for jihadist tendencies properly, and didn't listen to warnings from the screeners, CIA trained them at secret bases in Jordan's eastern desert areas and gave them weapons (up to TOW missile launchers), called them Free Syrian Army, and sent them off to oust Assad. FSA fought alongside al-Nusra or joined them.

Classic case of not understanding or caring about the repercussions on the ground.  Like the Fall of the Roman Empire.
"The State is a body of armed men."


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